"You and your purpose in life are the same thing. Your purpose is to be you." ~ George Alexiou
Our purpose in life is not to achieve some specific goal or destination, but to simply be ourselves. It is about living our lives authentically and in alignment with our true selves.
When we try to be someone we're not, we are essentially denying our purpose. We are not living our lives to the fullest or making the most of our unique gifts and talents. We are also more likely to experience feelings of anxiety, stress, and dissatisfaction.
On the other hand, when we embrace our true selves, we are living our purpose. We are more likely to feel happy, fulfilled, and at peace. We are also more likely to make a positive impact on the world around us.
Of course, it's not always easy to be ourselves. We may face pressure from society, family, or friends to conform to certain expectations. We may also have our own internal doubts and fears about being who we really are.
However, it's important to remember that our purpose is not to please others or to live up to someone else's expectations. Our purpose is to be ourselves, flaws and all. When we do that, we are living our lives to the fullest and making the most of our unique gifts and talents.
Art by Michael Divine